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Martin Paull27/10/2021 21:12:23
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Hello. I appreciate these aren't postage stamps (there are more images in my album) however they were in amongst a big collection of postage stamps I have been sorting through. Just wondered if anyone had any ideas on what they may have been used for? There is a strip of 5 in total. Thanks Martin

Edited By Martin Paull on 27/10/2021 21:13:42

Edited By Martin Paull on 27/10/2021 21:17:00

Carmen28/10/2021 11:12:46
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Some sort of Belgian cinderella maybe?

Paul Davey 128/10/2021 11:57:57
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I agree Carmen. Also called poster stamps. Produced as a souvenir of your visit to Ostende. Many sets produced all over Europe. I have seen sets of 20 in 5 different colours! Some folk collect nothing else.

Edited By Paul Davey 1 on 28/10/2021 11:58:27

Martin Paull28/10/2021 12:38:02
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Carmen and Paul, thank you very much for your replies. I've learnt something new this morning which is always nice. Best wishes to you both.

Carmen29/10/2021 12:06:26
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Thanks Paul... that's interesting - out of curiosity, would you be able to post a pic or two of these sets for our edification? Were they used as some sort of "passport", i.e. a sticker you got to show you had been to a certain place as part of a bigger visit or something?

On a side note, since you're the Moderator - I submitted a new profile picture of myself the other day which has not yet been approved - do you have anything to do with that?

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